East Tennessee State University's (ETSU) Clemmer College invites applications for the position of Chair/Head, in the Department of Counseling and Human Services, a 12-month tenured position at the rank of Associate/Full Professor. ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. One of our premier missions is to build awareness of equity and inclusion institution wide, thereby affirming the educational value of a diverse and fully inclusive campus community. We aspire to become a campus enriched by persons of different backgrounds, points of view, cultures, socioeconomic statuses, and other diverse characteristics by infusing inclusion into all aspects of university life. Woman and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.
ETSU is a Carnegie classified doctoral/research intensive institution, with a diverse student body of 15,000+ students. Clemmer College began as a college of education and evolved to encompass teaching and learning, physical and mental well-being, and leadership. The College is comprised of six academic departments (Counseling & Human Services, Curriculum & Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Educational Foundations & Special Education, Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, and Sport, Exercise, Recreation, & Kinesiology) which offer nine undergraduate and twenty-eight graduate degree programs, including three doctoral degrees. The College also includes a K-12 laboratory school, an early childhood care facility, four centers of excellence, and the Quillen Chair of Excellence in Education. In addition to its educational mission, the College provides opportunities for research and professional outreach.
The Department of CSHS is located in the Clemmer College. The Department presently consists of 16 full-time faculty, a Director of Field Experiences, and support staff. The Department offers undergraduate minors in Human Development and Learning, Family Studies, and Leadership Studies, B.S. and M.S. in Human Services, a M.A. in Counseling (Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling concentrations), a Graduate Certificate in Community Leadership, and, in collaboration with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, an Ed.S. in Educational Leadership (Counselor Leadership concentration). The counseling program was the recipient of the 2019 Robert Frank Outstanding Counselor Education Program award by the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). The department operates the ETSU Community Counseling Clinic, a training facility that provides free counseling services to the university and community. Programs are accredited through the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE). Those interested are encouraged to view our website: https://www.etsu.edu/coe/chs/default.php.
Located in the beautiful Southern Appalachian Mountains, our University is a center for discovery, academic leadership, and service, and an ideal location to experience the work-life balance that ETSU strives to provide to its employees. Commitment to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion has been East Tennessee State University's heritage. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We welcome candidates who are equally committed to these values and who will strengthen our educational climate by fostering diversity and inclusion.
All positions at East Tennessee State University are contingent upon sufficient funding.
Job Category: Faculty
-Earned doctorate in a field for which tenure may be granted in the department (e.g., counseling, human services, child and family studies, human development, marriage and family therapy, rehabilitation counseling).
-Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion and willingness to lead the department toward incorporating multi-cultural and multi-perspective experiences in their interactions with students, faculty, and the community.
-Strong record of teaching, research, service, and leadership commensurate with appointment at the rank of associate or full Professor.
-Successful experience as a collaborative leader in one or more professional roles in higher education.
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Internal Number: 16745
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.